History Film / TearsOfTheSun

7th Jan '18 8:07:21 PM MandolinMagi
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** The final airstrike is a confusing, very Hollywood mess as the air support preforms an attack at ridiculously low level with some sort of cluster napalm missile that was never loa

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** The final airstrike is a confusing, very Hollywood mess as the air support preforms an attack at ridiculously low level with some sort of cluster napalm missile that was never loa loaded in the first place.
7th Jan '18 8:06:34 PM MandolinMagi
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** The final airstrike is a confusing, very Hollywood mess as the air support preforms an attack at ridiculously low level with some sort of cluster napalm missile that was never loa



* JustPlaneWrong: The F-18s are launched off the carrier in slick configuration (no suspended weapons or equipment); the next shot shows them with wing tanks; then they are shown with a full weapons load-out. -
*** In-flight ordnance crews armed the aircraft after take-off!
** Then they show the planes firing their wingtip AIM-120 (air to air) missiles at the ground.
* KillItWithFire: F/A-18s dropping bombs on the rebels that were pursuing the team.

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* JustPlaneWrong: The F-18s are launched off the carrier in slick configuration (no suspended weapons or equipment); the next shot shows them with wing tanks; then they are shown with a full weapons load-out. -
*** In-flight ordnance crews armed the aircraft after take-off!
** Then they show the planes firing their wingtip AIM-120 (air to air) missiles at the ground.
load-out, then don't have anything.
** The fighters then magically fire missiles at the ground...
** which turn into cluster bombs...
** which then become napalm? Somehow?
* KillItWithFire: F/A-18s dropping bombs fire some sort of ''very'' Hollywood air-to-air-missile/cluster missile/napalm thing on the rebels that were pursuing the team.


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* OffscreenTeleportation: The helicopters the carrier launches somehow arrive at the same time as the F-18s, despite the helicopters being unable to reach 200 miles an hour, while the fighters cruise at thrice the speed.
23rd Dec '17 7:15:20 PM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with the ''{{Emberverse}}'' book ''The Tears of the Sun''.

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Not to be confused with the ''{{Emberverse}}'' ''Literature/{{Emberverse}}'' book ''The Tears of the Sun''.
18th Jun '17 9:24:46 AM darthpaul
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* MeaningfulName: LT ''A. K.'' Waters, alluding to the AK-47. At the beginning of the story, he's a weapon, being aimed by his commander. He gets better.


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* ScaryBlackMan: The Rebel Colonel does a lot of evil glaring.
29th Apr '17 4:31:29 PM Klaudandus
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* BeAsUnhelpfulAsPossible: Dr. Kendricks endangers the whole mission by willfully withholding information.
29th Apr '17 12:11:01 PM maxwellsilver
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* StockSoundEffects: The crying newborn sound effect, used for a 3-4 year old kid. [[SpecialEffectFailure Made even more jarring by having it start playing and the kid is not even opening its mouth]].

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* StockSoundEffects: The crying newborn sound effect, used for a 3-4 year old kid. [[SpecialEffectFailure Made even more jarring by having it start playing and the kid is not even opening its mouth]].mouth.



* TooDumbToLive: Dr. Kendricks, she endangers the whole mission by willfully withholding information. She survives though.
29th Apr '17 12:03:07 PM maxwellsilver
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* BadassBystander: The refugees do took up arms to both defend themselves and aid the SEAL team, especially the village and the finale.

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* BadassBystander: The refugees do took who take up arms to both defend themselves and aid the SEAL team, especially the village and the finale.



* BeingEvilSucks: Lt. A.K. Waters said that [[TearJerker he can't even remember the last time he did the right thing]].

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* BeingEvilSucks: Lt. A.K. Waters said that [[TearJerker he can't even remember the last time he did the right thing]].thing.
25th Mar '17 5:43:54 PM nombretomado
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''Tears of the Sun'' is a 2003 American war film, depicting a United States Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst a civil war in the West African country of Nigeria. Lt. A.K. Waters (BruceWillis) commands the team sent to rescue U.S. citizen Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks (Creator/MonicaBellucci) from the civil war en route to her jungle hospital.

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''Tears of the Sun'' is a 2003 American war film, depicting a United States Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst a civil war in the West African country of Nigeria. Lt. A.K. Waters (BruceWillis) (Creator/BruceWillis) commands the team sent to rescue U.S. citizen Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks (Creator/MonicaBellucci) from the civil war en route to her jungle hospital.
6th Feb '17 3:17:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* ReallyRoyaltyReveal: Lt. Waters and his team have been escorting a U.S. citizen, her staff, and other refugees to safety in war-torn Nigeria. A local militia has been so doggedly pursuing them for days on end that Waters eventually forces the refugees to reveal the truth: that one of them is actually the last survivor of a deposed royal house whom the militia wants to see dead.
16th Nov '16 8:22:55 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* BreastAttack: A horrible, stomach-turning example shows up in the village massacre sequence, when the team stumbles across a woman bleeding to death after a rebel cut off both her breasts. Zee is so horrified and enraged that he forces the culprit to look her in the eyes before Zee pulls his knife and stabs the young militiaman to death.
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